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Defense News Top 100 for 2012

Read this year's story on the Defense News Top 100.

By total revenue, ascending. Revenue figures are in millions of U.S. dollars. Currency conversions for non-U.S. firms calculated using average market conversion rates over each firm's fiscal year to mitigate the effects of currency fluctuations.


Rank Company Leadership Country
Last Year's Rank
2011 Defense Revenue
2010 Defense Revenue
% defense revenue change
% of Revenue from Defense
100 Israel Military Industries Avi Felder, President and CEO Israel
98
485.9
508.6
-4.5%
485.9
100%
95 Nammo Edgar Fossheim, CEO Norway
95
565.7
570.9
-0.9%
565.7
100%
96 SRC Paul Tremont, President U.S.
85
556.3
691
-19.5%
572.1
97.2%
90 RSK MiG Sergei Korotkov, Director Russia
NR
700.0
300.0
133.3%
700.0
100%
86 Mission Essential Marc Peltier, President U.S.
NR
718.2
622.7
15.3%
725.5
99%
98 Ball Aerospace & Technologies David Taylor, President and CEO U.S.
NR
491.2
416.6
17.9%
784.0
62.7%
84 Alion Science and Technology Bahman Atefi, Chairman and CEO U.S.
79
726.1
771.8
-5.9%
787.3
92.2%
79 LIG Nex Hyo Koo-Lee, CEO South Korea
73
823.5
811.0
1.5%
823.5
100%
83 Turkish Aerospace Industries Muharrem Dörtkasli, President Turkey
NR
737.8
445.0
65.8%
848.7
86.9%
81 Patria Heikki Allonen, CEO Finland
89
779.5
658.4
18.4%
861.6
90.5%
76 Aselsan Cengiz Ergeneman, General Manager Turkey
80
848.4
762.2
11.3%
899.6
94.3%
97 ARINC John Belcher, Chairman and CEO U.S.
92
495.1
649.8
-23.8%
931.4
53.2%
78 Wyle George Melton, Chairman, CEO and President U.S.
96
829.0
563.5
47.1%
1,148.5
72.2%
72 Korea Aerospace Industries Kim Hong Kyung, President and CEO South Korea
NR
898.2
854.3
5.1%
1,169.9
76.8%
67 Ultra Electronics Rakesh Sharma, CEO U.K.
71
961.5
878.0
9.5%
1,172.5
82%
61 Nexter Philippe Burtin, Chairman and CEO France
51
1,184.6
1,428.4
-17.1%
1,184.6
100%
62 Chemring David Price, CEO U.K.
69
1,156.0
901.1
24.4%
1,191.8
97%
69 Bharat Electronics Anil Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director India
64
943.1
997.7
-5.5%
1,220.4
77.3%
73 Cubic Walter Zable, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
75
869.0
805.1
7.9%
1,285.0
67.6%
57 Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Frank Haun, President and CEO Germany
56
1,308.5
1,194.7
9.5%
1,308.5
100%
88 FLIR Earl Lewis, Chairman and CEO U.S.
84
712.3
706.0
0.9%
1,544.1
46.1%
58 Irkut Alexei Fyodorov, President Russia
53
1,286.2
1,400.0
-8%
1,626.0
79.1%
94 SRA International William Ballhaus, President and CEO U.S.
88
567.0
661.0
-14.2%
1,705.0
33.3%
71 CAE Marc Parent, President and CEO Canada
72
904.5
850.9
6.3%
1,842.9
49.1%
91 Teledyne Technologies Robert Mehrabian, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
82
694.4
727.4
-4.5%
1,941.9
35.8%
48 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Yedidia Yaari, President and CEO Israel
46
1,979.0
1,844.8
7.3%
1,979.0
100%
66 AAR David Storch, Chairman and CEO U.S.
68
962.0
942.4
2.1%
1,989.5
48.4%
77 Ruag Konrad Peter, Executive Chairman Switzerland
74
844.7
810.2
4.3%
2,012.0
42%
80 Curtiss-Wright Martin Benante, Chairman and CEO U.S.
78
819.9
784.0
4.6%
2,017.6
40.6%
87 RTI Sergei Boev, Director Russia
100
718.1
449.0
59.9%
2,093.0
34.3%
75 Moog John Scannell, CEO U.S.
NR
855.0
837.0
2.2%
2,331.0
36.7%
70 Meggitt Terry Twigger, CEO U.K.
76
938.8
789.0
19%
2,334.3
40.2%
52 QinetiQ Leo Quinn, CEO U.K.
43
1,579.3
1,921.3
-17.8%
2,357.2
67%
56 GKN Marcus Bryson, CEO U.K.
58
1,371.4
1,054.2
30.1%
2,375.5
57.7%
42 Aviation Holding Co. Sukhoi Mikhail Pogosyan, Director Russia
52
2,479.5
1,404.2
76.6%
2,610.0
95%
63 Samsung Techwin Cheol Kyo Kim, CEO South Korea
61
1,092.0
1,032.0
5.8%
2,684.5
40.7%
53 Kongsberg Walter Qvam, CEO Norway
50
1,444.3
1,499.8
-3.7%
2,704.1
53.4%
99 Day & Zimmermann Harold Yoh, Chairman and CEO U.S.
93
489.6
647.7
-24.4%
2,728.2
17.9%
38 Elbit Systems Joseph Ackerman, President and CEO Israel
33
2,676.6
2,536.6
5.5%
2,817.5
95%
35 Mantech George Pederson, Chairman and CEO U.S.
34
2,772.4
2,494.7
11.1%
2,870.0
96.6%
51 Cobham Andy Stevens, CEO U.K.
42
1,894.4
1,998.7
-5.2%
2,974.5
63.7%
36 Hindustan Aeronautics Ravindra K. Tyagi, Chairman India
37
2,769.6
2,277.0
21.6%
2,996.2
92.4%
59 United Enginebuilding Andrei Reus, Director Russia
55
1,245.9
1,243.7
0.2%
3,116.7
40%
64 Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono, CEO Italy
67
1,085.9
943.0
15.2%
3,315.7
32.8%
39 Russian Helicopters Dmitry Petrov, Director Russia
44
2,644.3
1,905.4
38.8%
3,416.4
77.4%
41 Israel Aerospace Industries Itzhak Nissan, President and CEO Israel
36
2,508.0
2,380.0
5.4%
3,436.0
73%
31 CACI International Paul Cofoni, President and CEO U.S.
35
2,858.7
2,450.5
16.7%
3,577.8
79.9%
27 Saab Håkan Buskhe, CEO Sweden
28
3,258.9
3,100.0
5.1%
3,626.7
89.9%
22 DCNS Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO France
24
3,647.0
3,318.7
9.9%
3,647.0
100%
34 DynCorp Steven Gaffney, Chairman and CEO U.S.
31
2,776.1
2,623.8
5.8%
3,721.5
74.6%
89 Indra Javier Monzón, Chairman Spain
77
709.7
788.4
-10%
3,742.4
19%
68 Diehl Stiftung Thomas Diehl, President and CEO Germany
66
946.6
963.7
-1.8%
3,793.3
25%
25 Almaz-Antei Vladislav Menshikov, director Russia
21
3,552.0
3,940.5
-9.8%
4,188.7
84.8%
60 Dassault Aviation Charles Edelstenne, CEO France
54
1,238.9
1,273.0
-2.7%
4,600.6
26.9%
28 ATK8 Mark DeYoung, President and CEO U.S.
29
3,250.0
2,730.0
19%
4,618.4
70.4%
49 ST Engineering Tan Pheng Hock, President and CEO Singapore
48
1,955.2
1,800.9
8.6%
4,768.7
41%
33 Rockwell Collins Clay Jones, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
27
2,813.0
2,900.0
-3%
4,806.0
58.5%
32 Babcock International Peter Rogers, CEO U.K.
41
2,856.1
2,087.1
36.8%
4,924.3
58%
21 ITT Exelis David Melcher, President and CEO U.S.
NR
4,087.3
NA
NA
5,839.0
70%
15 Booz Allen Hamilton Ralph Shrader, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
16
4,860.0
4,662.0
4.2%
5,900.0
82.4%
74 Embraer Frederico Fleury Curado, President and CEO Brazil
87
866.8
671.3
29.1%
5,914.8
14.7%
29 Harris William Brown, President and CEO U.S.
32
2,984.7
2,622.3
13.8%
5,924.6
50.4%
30 Rheinmetall Klaus Eberhardt, CEO Germany
30
2,980.3
2,664.2
11.9%
6,200.0
48.1%
85 Battelle Jeffrey Wadsworth, President and CEO U.S.
81
718.9
753.2
-4.6%
6,300.0
11.4%
13 Huntington Ingalls Michael Petters, President and CEO U.S.
NR
6,575.0
NA
NA
6,575.0
100%
50 Serco Christopher Hyman, CEO U.K.
49
1,900.0
1,669.5
13.8%
7,285.6
26.1%
18 Oshkosh Charles Szews, President and CEO U.S.
13
4,365.2
7,161.7
-39%
7,584.7
57.6%
43 Goodrich Marshall Larsen, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
38
2,424.0
2,201.0
10.1%
8,075.0
30%
24 URS Martin Koffel, CEO U.S.
22
3,595.6
3,736.1
-3.8%
9,545.0
37.7%
65 Jacobs Engineering Craig Martin, President and CEO U.S.
59
1,036.3
1,053.1
-1.6%
10,381.7
10%
12 SAIC5 John Jumper, President and CEO U.S.
12
8,577.0
8,677.0
-1.2%
10,657.0
80.5%
19 Textron Scott Donnelly, Chairman and CEO U.S.
20
4,171.0
3,999.5
4.3%
11,275.0
37%
47 Navistar Daniel Ustian, Chairman, Preisdent and CEO U.S.
40
2,000.0
2,151.0
-7%
13,958.0
14.3%
9 L-3 Communications Michael Strianese, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
9
12,521.0
13,074.0
-4.2%
15,169.0
82.5%
17 CSC Michael Laphen, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
17
4,498.0
4,502.0
-0.1%
16,042.0
28%
40 Kawasaki Heavy Industries Satoshi Hasegawa, President Japan
60
2,623.8
1,042.7
151.6%
16,297.2
16.1%
26 Safran Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO France
25
3,267.3
3,142.4
4%
16,336.5
20%
16 Rolls-Royce John Rishton, CEO U.K.
18
4,691.5
4,483.3
4.6%
17,432.0
26.9%
11 Thales Luc Vigneron, Chairman and CEO France
11
9,492.6
9,956.0
-4.7%
18,135.0
52.3%
37 Fluor David Seaton, Chairman and CEO U.S.
45
2,735.5
1,884.2
45.2%
23,381.4
11.7%
8 Finmeccanica Giuseppe Orsi, CEO Italy
8
14,584.6
14,442.9
1%
24,106.8
60.5%
5 Raytheon William Swanson, Chairman and CEO U.S.
6
23,055.6
23,420.2
-1.6%
24,791.0
93%
82 Accenture Pierre Nanterme, CEO Ireland
83
758.0
725.0
4.6%
25,500.0
3%
6 Northrop Grumman Wes Bush, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
3
21,400.0
31,181.0
-31.4%
26,400.0
81.1%
3 BAE Systems Ian King, CEO U.K.
2
29,130.2
33,109.5
-12%
30,723.0
94.8%
4 General Dynamics Jay Johnson, Chairman and CEO U.S.
5
25,506.0
26,622.0
-4.2%
32,677.0
78.1%
44 Bechtel David Walker, President U.S.
39
2,400.0
2,200.0
9.1%
32,900.0
7.3%
23 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Hideaki Omiya, President and CEO Japan
26
3,610.0
3,039.4
18.8%
35,261.3
10.2%
14 Honeywell David Cote, Chairman and CEO U.S.
15
5,300.0
5,400.0
-1.9%
36,500.0
14.5%
55 NEC Nobuhiro Endo, President (Representative Director) Japan
63
1,438.8
1,008.8
42.6%
37,960.0
3.8%
54 Mitsubishi Electric Kenichiro Yamanishi, President and CEO Japan
57
1,441.3
1,187.7
21.3%
45,492.5
3.2%
1 Lockheed Martin Robert Stevens, Chairman and CEO U.S.
1
43,978.0
42,800.0
2.8%
46,499.0
94.6%
10 United Technologies Louis Chênevert, President and CEO U.S.
10
11,000.0
11,600.0
-5.2%
55,800.0
19.7%
92 Fujitsu Masami Yamamoto, President Japan
99
661.3
503.8
31.3%
55,843.8
1.2%
7 EADS Louis Gallois, CEO Netherlands
7
16,092.9
16,286.7
-1.2%
68,386.2
23.5%
2 Boeing W. James McNerney, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
4
30,700.0
30,858.0
-0.5%
68,735.0
44.7%
93 Toshiba Norio Sasaki, Director, President and CEO Japan
NR
630.0
209.0
201.5%
76,253.8
0.8%
45 Hewlett-Packard Léo Apotheker, President and CEO U.S.
65
2,235.9
971.9
130.1%
127,200.0
1.8%
20 GE Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO U.S.
19
4,100.0
4,100.0
0%
147,300.0
2.8%
46 General Atomics J. Neal Blue, Chairman and CEO U.S.
47
2,034.7
1,819.6
11.8%
NA
NA